Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on February 3, 1975 · Page 9
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Foods contribute to healthy teeth r Idaho Freel'ress A The News-Tribune, Monday. February 3.1975 --.9 THE FAMILY CIRCUS By Bil Kcane 1STANDING ON THREE legs is no special (eal tor Ihis week- Jold lamb born on '.he Carl llasenjagcr, Jr., farm north of H\'ampa. Such "accidents of development" occur about once In 190.000 births according to John Henry. Canyon Co. ex. ' ' ' Sgunfy agents' corner uction features carcass contest By John A. Henry urebretl Swine Auction CALDWEI.L - The :i2nd annual Soulhweslern Idaho ·obred Swine Sale will be held Thursday, Feb. 6. begin- ng at 1 p.m. The Siile will be held at the Western Idaho Fairbrounds in .oise. Top producers in Idaho are consigning -10 head of fall oars and bred gilts of Hampshire. Chester White, Duroc. jnd Yorkshire breeds. j Southwestern Idaho Swine Producers are sponsoring a fcircass contest in conjunction with (he swine sale. Com- hcrcial and purebred swine producers wishing to participate p.ust deliver animats lo Davis Packing Company in Garden p.ty before 9a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4. for slaughter. 8 A carcass evaluation meeting will be held Wednesday, jju'b 5. at 7:3I) p.m. at Davis Packing Company Ip explain the gfircass placings. Anyone interested is welcome to attend fti i A 4,-H and FFA judging contest and a fitting and showing P^rponstration will be held Thursday. Feb. 6, beginning at 10 st.'nC-al the Western Idaho Fairgrounds. H r a n d meeting for horse owners -·'. Horsemen from Treasure Valley are invited to attend an educational meeting on Thursday. Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the [Dairymen's Creamery in Caldwell. 5 A highlight of the meeting will be a discussion on brand laws affecting horses. J. Burns Beal. stale brand inspector, viill explain the present brand laws and changes that are proposed in Senate Bill No. 1050. '·' Brand inspection of a horse is costly in view of transportation and labor. A 30-cent fee hardly covers the cost of bfand inspecting the pleasure horses. Proposed is a fee of $1.50 per animal. Under the present fen structure,Cattlemen are essentially picking up the tab for pleasure horse owners. I The Idaho Brand Department has proposed several ch'anges in service that hopefully will improve the service and make it more self-sustaining. j- In addition to the current program of inspection for ownership, transfer and transit movement on a seasonal pfrmil. a lifetime identification certificate has teen proposed as an option. The cost of which is not to exceed $10. !· The card would be transferable on ownership change of (lie horse. Furthermore, on a reciprocal stale agreement, the c|rd would lie added convenience to state and interstate transportation for ranchers and horsemen. '! This meeting is an opportunity to be informed on Ihe present brand laws and the changes that have been proposed. j- The meeting will be concluded with presentations on current extension horse programs and information on gel- ti(fg the pleasure horse back i n t o shape after the winter hceak. "Anti-inflation food" ?. Beef Council notes values BOISE -- "Beef. America's favorite food, is also Ihe anti- inflation food of 1974 and for 197.= .'.' says David M i l l e r , c h a i r m a n . Idaho Reef Council. ··Trie fact is. consumers arc paying less for beef now t h a n they '.did last February. N'ol many*- foods can make t h a t claim'" be added. In 'February of 1974. Ihe avera'ge retail price per pound of choice beef was $1.50. he said. In January. 1975, the price is hclow-SI-32. Further evidence of beefs' current favorable prices is nl:(aincd by looking .it the Consumer Price Index maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor. Belween November. 1973, arid Xm-efiihcr, ID7-I. Ihe CI'I for beef jnd veal dropped 2.-1 per ccnl while the Intlcx for all items rose j! staggering 12.1 per cent he panted n u t . More Hum a quarter of this raise 1 is AC- couniW for by find." he said. A recent U.S. fJcparlmenl of Agriclillure a n n n u n r e m o n t pninlyoul Ihe hudgel stretching beef prices hy including hoof nn ils.J.i'riuary "Ilcsi l!uy" l i s t . "In fad.'!jnoted Miller, "both beef and j j o l a i n c s -- A m e r i c a ' s old s t a n d b y meal-- appeared on Ihe list and flrp cxnecled In rcmnin 'Best Buys' for some time to come." .Miller indicated lhat much of Ihe price decrease for beef came about because of the large supplies o[ beef available. He said (hat 197-1 was t' record- breaking year of beef production and he fully, expecls 1975 (o top t h a i m a r k hy as much as 1.2 billion pounds. "However," observed Miller. "Ihe callle producer has been caught between rising costs and low or falling live prices for more than If) months. These prices must improve if the producers arc lo survive. 1 ' He said l h a t normal weather in 1975 might improve the grain harvest and thereby help stabilize what, for the cattle industry, has been a roller coaster, hut generally downhill, ride in the marketplace. "Because of e c o n o m i c pressures. Ihe callle industry, like Detroit, is altering its production methods. Producers are making use of cattle's iibilily lo convert grass and forage ml" high n n t r i l i o n beef and arc generally culling hack Ihcir use of grain. The end result will lie more fnod-bolh beef and grain-tor this country and the world In si'nrral." concluded Miller. tension agent. Usually such animals don't live long, he added, but since this one made it through the lirsl few days, he'll probably survive. i S l n t f P h o t o ) IF.diliir's noli 1 : February 2-8 Is the 271 )i ininiia) National Children's Itaitiil Health Week. As parl of Ihe nbscrvance Ihe Southwest Idaho Dental Society, today begins ,'i series of six question am! answer articles on facts iibnut dental health.) XAJH'A--An- Ilierr an.v spcchl fuiHls I h u l contribute iiuiri 1 [him iitlicrs in strong Icrlli? I wiini |n holu my chflihrn dim- fjiiinl nr.il ncaltli. Keep in m i n d t h a i a well balanced clicl llial promotes overall health promotes dental health loo. Hut if you have any questions aboul nutrition or m e a l - p l a n n i n g , y o u r f a m i l y (lenlisl ivill tic able In give you some personalized iiutril'ion counseling. Most people toiliiy e;il far loo many iwcels ami sugar-rich foods are a factor in denial decay. Simply, sugars activate (|K bnclen'a in (he mouth, which in turn starts Hie hnmilinn of decay-causing acids. So In help prevenl denliil decay, it is wise to limit Ilu- consumption of sugar-rich foods and beverages tn mealtimes. Avoid sugary funds between meals, especially hard camlies, suckers, bre;ilh mints, and Ihe like. Tlicsr funds nre kepi in the moulh for long periods nf time and bathe the leeth continually in a )iool n[ sugiir Ihus causing prolnrgctl acid attacks on the leclh. Miikc'surc I ha I mini:, include adequate' ninmmls nf (nod from the fmir basic fond groups: milk and diiir.v produi'ls 'ibrec-fmir servings dully J: meal and fish (Iwn or more servings dailyi; vegetables and fruits ifour or mure servings daily i. and bread and cereals ilmir or more .servings daily i. The pre-school years are an escellenl lime to begin lo help ynur children establish good eating hnbils. II is at ibis lime lhal you can control Iheir diets by providing the proper food and by eliminaling an abundance of between meal sweet snacks anil soft drinks. In place nl sugary snack f u n d s . t r y serving such foods as raw vegd;iblcs. milk, cheese, mils,eggs, fresh Irnils. luncheon meals, sugarless cunrty or gum. tind dietetic sell drinks. At the same lime, avoid such foods as jams and jellies, dried fruits, and all kinds of sugared candies :md puslries. Finally, don't reward good behavior wiih cookies. Give Hie ytiungslcrs apnk-.s. pears, popcorn or peiuuils instead. Coupled wilh gond home oral hygiene habils and periodic visits In !hc dentisl. a jrnncr diet Ctiii help ymi and your fiimily maintain hoalihy for a lifetime. "He has your eyes." GEORGE'S SHOE SHOP 1021 Arthur Si -Caldwell Acrou from tht D«irrt inn MotvS WAYS TO GET CHECKING at I BT CELEBRATE YOUR 60th BIRTHDAY ...then tell us! (Special'note to the ladies... We promise not to tell a soul!) MAINTAIN A $1,000 BALANCE IN SAVINGS and then fill in a simple application KEEP A MINIMUM BALANCE OF $300 IN YOUR PERSONAL CHECKING ACCOUNT... we'll do the rest! 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